Evan Stephens

For the American television comedy, see Even Stevens.

Evan Stephens (28 June 1854 – 27 October 1930) was a Latter-day Saint composer and hymn writer. He was also the director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for 26 years (1890–1916).

Birth and Death Data: Born June 28th, 1854, Died October 27th, 1930

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1923

Roles Represented in DAHR: choral director, composer

Notes: Director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir between 1890 and 1916.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28479 10-in. 9/18/1923 Come, come, ye saints Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, unaccompanied choral director  
Victor B-28480 10-in. 9/17/1923 Come, come ye saints Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with organ choral director  
Victor B-28481 10-in. 9/17/1923 We thank thee, oh God, for a prophet Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with organ choral director  
Victor B-28482 10-in. 9/17/1923 Let the mountains shout for joy Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, choral director  
Victor B-28483 10-in. 9/17/1923 Through deep'ning trials Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with organ choral director  
Victor B-28484 10-in. 9/18/1923 O my father Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer, choral director  
Victor B-28485 10-in. 9/18/1923 Our mountain home so dear Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, unaccompanied choral director, composer  
Columbia 4878 10-in. ca. 9/1/1910 Gypsy love song Horace S. Ensign ; Mormon Tabernacle Choir Baritone vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus, with organ choral director  
Columbia 4880 10-in. ca. 9/1/1910 Let the mountains shout for joy Mormon Tabernacle Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with organ composer, choral director  
Columbia 4884 10-in. ca. 9/1/1910 O my father Mormon Tabernacle Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with organ composer, choral director  
Columbia 4885 10-in. ca. 9/1/1910 Men of Harlech Mormon Tabernacle Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with organ choral director  
Columbia 4886 10-in. ca. 9/1/1910 Hosanna Mormon Tabernacle Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with organ choral director, composer  
Columbia 30081 12-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1907 O my father Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stephens, Evan," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102176.

Stephens, Evan. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102176.

"Stephens, Evan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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